Salt City Throwdown: EP 31 We are real americans!

Warning: This episode of the Salt City Throwdown may contain language that may be objectionable to some of our readers. Listener discretion is required. And you agree to not hold the Salt City Throwdown, or Utah Politico Hub liable for the content you are about to hear. We’re back! After a long extended break, a couple canned episodes and a best of episode, the Salt City Throwdown returns. Welcome to Episode 31 of the Salt City Throwdown Podcast. There are several people and groups we consider “PodFather’s” Basically those who gave us…

Cattle, Tortoises and Militias, Oh My!

I found out today that I have a fine on my library card. Not only that, there is a court order for me to pay those fines. Using measured, reasonable steps, Salt Lake County is in the process of deploying a SWAT team to my house to forcibly remove the overdue books from my home. Unified Police Department snipers are also aiming at my house. Our government is known for its careful and proportional responses to disputes like this, so I am sure no unarmed teenage girls will be shot…

A single picture is worth a thousand perspectives.

Earlier today, I was reading more about the situation on the Bundy Ranch in Nevada. Trying to find information about what exactly was going on, and see what everyone was upset about. While doing that I cam across several different stories about the same situation. To me it just shows how different news outlets view the same situation, with the same people. I am not saying anyone is right or wrong, or that anyone else with a different view is biased in one way or another. But the headlines from…

Education funding: How much more do we spend before we fix it?

Education has long been “the third rail” of Utah politics. Grab the rail, and it will shock you. The education our children receive now, is vital to not only the future of our state, but the entire nation. Investing in education now, means educated adults later, which in turn provides a better work force and a stronger society. Not just economically, but in the idea of “community” as well. However, Education gets a free pass in the media, as well as the legislature as a whole. Lets sit back and…